Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness (fiberaddict) wrote,
Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness

  • Location:
  • Mood:

Well, Miracles DO occur...

yes, we got the run done. And we got the pullets. All.....20....of them. :grin:

Yeah, yeah, I know I said I only wanted 12. Then I thought, well..14 is a nice, round number, and would ensure that we had enough eggs each day. Then I got to the Chicken Ranch...and she cut the price for me ('cause I had waited so long for the girls) and and and...well, 20 came home with us.

We have 4 Ameracunas (the "Easter Egg" chickens - they lay blue/green eggs), 8 Rhode Island Reds, 7 Buff Orpingtons and 1 Black Australorp. No pictures yet - they're all crowded up at the feeder in the coop.

When the breeder heard the size of my run, she sorta freaked out. I guess I'm weird - 49' x 45' just doesn't seem that large...but, according to her, it's HUGE. :huh: It's not large enough for a horse....:snicker:

We still need to do a few things - we want to run some 2x4s across both the bottom AND the top, and I need to run the flight cloth to keep hawks out.

Anyway, gotta skitter - I'm tired!
Tags: country life

  • April Showers bring...

    May thunderstorms. Or something like that. :lol: No photos this month, because my April socks consist of one (1) sock and a partial leg. :sigh: I…

  • March Madness....and a little April, as well

    :whew!: It's been a bit busy around here.......LOTS going on. Let's dive in, shall we? We started March the usual way - by picking up a load of…

  • February Round-Up

    So...I've been on a knitting kick lately. And a Dyeing one, but I have no photos of the newly dyed yarn. :lol: (What? I spent all of Snowvid dyeing…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.